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Publisher Description

Can A Hero From Her Past, Protect Her From Life’s Present Danger?

Aliana Novak spent most of her school years being bullied. Her only refuge, was Hunter Diaz, until the day he graduated and left her to deal with the tormentors herself. Those horrific experiences molded her into what she is today and made her the perfect candidate for Vice Principal of one of the toughest schools in East LA. As she fights for her students to live the best lives they can one of the most notorious gangs in East LA put her in their sights.

Hunter Diaz, scraped and fought his way out of the gangs of East LA to serve honorably as a SEAL in the United States Navy. He has become one of the most dangerous men on the planet. When his adopted grandmother tells him an old friend is in trouble back home, he returns to the place he vowed to leave firmly in the past.

Expecting to find the same awkward and fragile girl he once knew, Hunter finds a beautiful and strong woman who is willing to risk anything for the children under her care. As Hunter tries to rekindle the deep feelings they once had for one another, Aliana withdraws further into herself. What had happened to Aliana? Can Hunter break down her walls and prove to her he is still her knight in shining armor before she ends up dead?

January 30
Passionately Kind Publishing
Strategic Concepts

Customer Reviews

Terri_999 ,


I love the character Hunter. The book club was hilarious. There were just some typos and grammatical errors that bothered me a bit.

sbsbrinson ,

Great book!

I found that I had already this before but really enjoyed reading it again!

Michelle Winters ,

completely blown away!

Completely blown away by Hunter and Aliana's story! I knew it sounded good and I'd most likely enjoy it from the blurb and the fact I usually enjoy this author's stories, but I was unprepared for how much this unrealized young love/second chance as adults romantic suspense story grabbed me and made me fall in love with both Hunter and Aliana.

Hunter is the best kind of protective, take charge and get his hands dirty, bossy, gentle and powerful alpha. He knew what he wanted and needed and what Aliana needed to see and pursued it with passion.

Aliana is the best kind of heroine for Hunter - being the strong kind who gives as good as she gets, but yet is still soft and vulnerable, appealing to Hunter's protective needs.

They gave each other exactly what they needed both as kids in school and then as adults years later - keeping up being each other's saving grace.

I absolutely loved this story, and have it tucked away on my favorites shelf to revisit often.

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